Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have indicated that they are hunting down a driver who went missing with assorted mobile phones valued at KSh 120 million.
According to the DCI, Daniel Kivuti, who is 40, was to transport 750 cartons of mobile phones from Africa Cargo Warehouse at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) to another warehouse in Eastleigh, Nairobi. However, he never arrived to his destination. Since the search began, only seven cartons have been recovered.
“Upon search, the M/V was recovered within Mara road and seven cartons of assorted mobile phones recovered,” said the police
In a police report filed at Kamukunji Police Station, the lorry he was driving with registration number KBZ628X mysteriously got lost with the said cargo. “The said motor vehicle went missing before reaching the destination within Eastleigh Section III, the case was reported and search of the M/V vehicle was commenced,” read the police statement.
Detectives are now in search of the driver who went missing with the vehicle. A day after it went missing, the vehicle was seen in Eastleigh section three. However, the driver of the vehicle has since been missing as DCI detectives from Buru Buru continue the manhunt for the driver in order to recover the remaining cartons.